The majority of us nursing Mama’s have been there. It’s time to feed baby, in a crowded room, a store, a small group of close friends, or maybe your sitting at home alone and just what to feel a little more comfortable and a little less exposed. Or maybe you could careless about it all… good for you! I applaud you, I really do. I hated my stomach hanging out when I had to lift my shirt to nursing. Then came this amazing shirt from Undercover Mama.
As mentioned in a share on Facebook earlier in the week, I have a review and giveaway for you all. From Jude Bug Boutique. You must check out her lovely pieces. When asked to pick out a design that I would like to review, I had a hard time picking out one. In fact I ended up saying I couldn’t pick one, so the lovely Kayla combined the two styles for a beautiful nursing necklace for me.
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Recently I posted about how much easier breastfeeding is going this time around. It is still going great. In fact my two months old is now 12lbs 7ozs, he was 7lbs 10 oz when he was born. Needless to say, I am quite sure he is getting enough milk. Now if only this momma could eat what she wants.
No dairy. No oatmeal. I was so hoping that there wouldn’t be any allergies this time around.
At first I thought maybe too much caffeine but cutting back did nothing. Then as I was sitting down with a big glass of milk, Hubby asks if maybe it is milk other him. Ugh. Last glass of milk for me.
We saw a bit of a difference in him, no cranking, happy calm baby. [Read more…] about Dairy, Oatmeal and Breastfeeding
Please finish reading the whole title before jumping down my throat. This Time Around… Breastfeeding is Easy. Not the first time, not even the second time. This time it is. I lucked out that our little guy, Gauge, knows exactly what to do, even if not when to do it.
When I was pregnant with Austin I didn’t care if I breastfeed her or not. It wasn’t something I was passionate about. I think that affected my ability to breastfeed, that and lack of knowledge about how it worked. I wasn’t 100% I’m going to do this it was more of a I’m gonna try this. Did I breastfeed her?
No, I didn’t. But I still believe that it was what was best for us at that time. (Plus my milk never did come in despite trying to nurse her.) Formula did nothing to hurt her. She is very healthy, and very smart. As a first time mom I chose to do what was best for us.
Ugh. Give me a sick child I will take care, treat and love until it is better. Give me a bored child I will entertain. Give me a tried cranky baby/child and I will walk, rock cuddle until it is asleep. Give me my boobs and expect me to feed my child without a thought? Are ya kidding me??
I worried I wasn’t producing enough milk because I stopped leaking, all together, not an extra drop came out. Our family doctor/nurse practitioner told me this is normal my body has just meet the demand of my little girl. Now at just a week over 4 months I was told she isn’t growing as she should be, the question of my milk production is popping up in my head again. She is weighing in at 10lbs 8oz, which is only a 7oz gain in 7 weeks; and apparently only grew 1/2 an inch, which I think is wrong judging by her clothes.
At first I worried of course then I started thinking. A is tall an slim, I believe B will be too. I know she is developing cognitively perfectly, she is rolling (and has been for awhile), moving across the floor, her fine motor development is awesome and so on. I think this is just another case of petite babies, I hope so anyway.